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Headword: Αἴσυλα
Adler number: alphaiota,339
Translated headword: unseemly [things]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] lawless [ones], unjust [ones].[1]
In Fables: "strife roused the lofty fir-tree to speak unseemly words."[2]
Greek Original:
Αἴσυλα: παράνομα, ἄδικα. ἐν Μύθοις: αἰπεινὴν ἐλάτην ἔρις ὤρορεν αἴσυλα φάσθαι.
Notes:
LSJ entry at web address 1.
[1] Same glossing (of this neuter plural) in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and in the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.403, where it occurs.
[2] Fragment of dactylic fable, already at alphaiota 269; included in an appendix to Crusius' edition of Babrius, p.215.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 January 2002@23:37:07.
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